Best grad school for studying bamboo?
jongleurdg at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 27 10:49:46 EST 2001
"Joseph Zorzin" <redoak at forestmeister.com> wrote in message
news:3B5C880F.C107E29C at forestmeister.com...
> hmmm... but, you can't make lumber out of bamboo, I don't think, as
> isn't solid- it's hollow
> Joe Zorzin
Both trees and bamboo can be utilized to make paper. Then there are
bamboo floors, poles, furniture, and fences. Check the ABS website
www.bamboo.org/abs/ for a list of things that can be made from bamboo.
Here is an example with picures of some things made partly or in whole
BTW, interestingly there are a few tropical clumpers in which some or most
of the culm is solid. You may be able to identify these varieties by
searching the IBG Archive: http://home.ease.lsoft.com/archives/bamboo.html
. Try keyword "solid" or "solid culm".
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